Extreme heat has damaged this year's corn supply, and it could translate to higher food prices down the road.
Another 185,000 pounds of ground turkey have been recalled after a strain of salmonella was found at the same plant where a recall took place in August.
A group of legal scholars responds to the food industry's claim of free speech infringement by stating no rules were actually enforced.
In 2011, 7175 farmers markets operated in the U.S., up from 6139 in 2010. Locavores love it, but some farmers call it too much of a good thing.
Amidst recalls and food safety campaigns, who is responsible for preventing foodborne illness? Experts from all sides of the debate paint a blurry picture.
The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.
School is out for the day and the kids are hungry! Keep them reaching for healthy options while keeping them safe.
The USDA announced new guidelines to ensure humane treatment of livestock, defining "egregious inhumane treatment."
In anticipation of the upcoming Child Nutrition Act, some schools are already featuring healthier options. But do vending machines have a place?
60,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled after an inspection in Ohio found E. coli bacteria.
Although there were some challenges in its first two years, support for the Farm to School program is enthusiastic.
Meat enhanced with solutions and flavorings can have five times as much sodium as would naturally occur in the product.
EU officials say that fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt are the cause of the E. coli outbreak.
The USDA's Microbiological Data Program will be cut if Congress passes the proposed budget bill. How will this affect food safety for Americans?
City dwellers are arguing that the USDA's definition of urban food deserts undervalues locally-owned corner stores as viable alternatives to supermarkets.
The USDA hopes that providing funding to producer-to-consumer organizations will bring fresh food options to food deserts.
The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.
In addition to white potatoes, starch-heavy corn and peas are also in danger of being cut in favor of leafy greens and orange vegetables.
First Lady Michelle Obama and the USDA unveil a new nutrition icon that aims to emphasize the importance of portion size when determining what to eat.
The USDA now says you can "Be Inspired" to cook pork less, but one state has made it illegal for restaurants to cook rare beef. The pink meat controversy!